Nova Scotia Historical Vital Statistics 2017

This year’s birth, marriage and death records update have been added to the Nova Scotia Historical Vital Statistics page. Records are now available for: Births, 1864-1877, 1908-1916 (delayed registrations 1830-1916): 343,549 records Marriages, Bonds 1763-1864 and Registrations 1864-1941: 254,137 records Deaths, 1864-1877, 1908-1966 and City of Halifax 1890-1908: 467,250 records To explore the records, visit Nova…

More than 80,000 Genealogy Books to Search

The following column appeared in print on April 16, 2016 More than 80,000 Genealogy Books to Search Diane Lynn Tibert I love books, and one day I dream of a library with an extensive collection. But I have accepted the fact I can’t own every desired book. Not only would I not have the space,…

Recipes from Wartime

The following column appeared in print in June, 2016. Recipes from War Time Diane Lynn Tibert Food. We all need it; some of us crave it. Every culture has their favourite dishes, and our ancestors brought theirs from their homeland. The recipes changed to adapt to the new land, but some of the basic foods…